(July 2001)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
2.19 USD; 2.69 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., Mar., Apr., May, July, Aug., Sept., Nov., and Dec.
On-sale date
2001
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128468525 66
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard US digest size
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Laugh / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
See boys, I just upgraded to the latest version of Windows!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Svenson

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Cheese Nips / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Principal Prank (Table of Contents: 2)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Miss Grundy; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Ms. Phlips
Synopsis
Archie has a new gadget that distorts his voice and he and Reggie use it to prank Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

SweeTARTS / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Karate Dotty (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Dilton gets self-defense advice from Archie.
Reprints

Spelling Bee! (Table of Contents: 5)

Sabrina / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Sabrina Spellman

Indexer Notes

Put the letters in order to discover the phrase.

Camera Angle (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Coach Clayton; Moose Mason (cameo); Chuck Clayton (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo)
Synopsis
Veronica offers to video tape Archie's basketball game so he can figure out why he misses so many shots.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

The Dynamic Do (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Decode the symbols to find the phrase.

Just Add Water... (Table of Contents: 8)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx invents instant mud pies.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Sabrina; Archway Paperbacks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Buddy, Can You Spare a Buddy? (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica runs for "Most Popular Student" at Riverdale High School.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Get the Message? (Table of Contents: 13)

Aunt Hilda / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Aunt Hilda

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the letters to find the mystery phrase.

Pail Tale (Table of Contents: 14)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie wishes somebody would paint him.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Buried Treasures (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead search Archie's room for a hockey stick.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Archie & Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #13.

Spell Check (Table of Contents: 18)

Sabrina / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dan Parent ?
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Dan Parent ?

Characters
Sabrina Spellman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Figure out what spell Sabrina wants to cast by striking designated letters.

Tragic Magic (Table of Contents: 19)

Aunt Hilda / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Sabrina Spellman; Harvey
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda's efforts to bring Sabrina's raucous party to an end prove futile.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

Hit the Deck! (Table of Contents: 20)

Mister Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
When everybody in the school is dressed as pirates for the school dance Mr. Weatherbee is not amused.
Reprints
Keywords
pirate

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Corn on the Cob (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie and the Gang / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
The gang tells country-themed jokes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Two-page spread. Probably influenced by the TV show Hee-Haw.

Simulation Stimulation (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Dilton invents a computer simulation that can place the player directly into the game through motion capture.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits are listed in this digest.

Veronica's Fashions of Africa (Table of Contents: 24)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashion page.

Mr. Lodge's Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 25)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Hiram Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the mystery phrase puzzle.

Don't Do Me Any Favors (Table of Contents: 26)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Pat Kennedy
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Good Samaritan Betty spends so much time keeping Reggie out of Moose's angry clutches that Reggie begins to believe Betty is in love with him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Running Gag (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Mrs. Benson; Lucifer (Mrs. Benson's cat)
Synopsis
Betty's morning run is interrupted when she stops to retrieve an old lady's cat.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

The cat's name is changed in this printing from Lucifer to Luci, though it still appears as Lucifer in one panel on page 4.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Put a Lid on It (Table of Contents: 30)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Mark Brewer
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
It is Goofy Hat Day at Riverdale high and the local paper is doing a story about it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Here Comes the Judge (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (pages 1-6); Bill Golliher (pages 7-11)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (layouts); Dan Parent
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
When Betty accidentally messes up Veronica's perm, Veronica wants to sue. Miss Grundy uses it as a case for the Legal Affairs class she is teaching.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Sound and the Fury (Table of Contents: 34)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
John Costanza [as Costanza] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Smithers
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has a new pair of wireless headphones.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker credit confirmed by credits listed in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #60.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

Reebok / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["See boys, I just upgraded to the latest version of Windows!"]
    Laugh
  2. 1. ["Cheese-A-Mite"]
    Cheese Nips
  3. 2. Principal Prank
    Reggie
  4. 3. ["Green Apple flavor SweeTARTS"]
    SweeTARTS
  5. 4. Karate Dotty
    Archie
  6. 5. Spelling Bee!
    Sabrina
  7. 6. Camera Angle
    Veronica
  8. 7. The Dynamic Do
    Veronica
  9. 8. Just Add Water...
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. ["Get caught up in the magic..."]
    Sabrina; Archway Paperbacks
  11. 10. Buddy, Can You Spare a Buddy?
    Veronica
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  13. 12. ["Josie and the Pussycats"]
  14. 13. Get the Message?
    Aunt Hilda
  15. 14. Pail Tale
    Reggie
  16. 15. ["Love Showdown"]
  17. 16. ["Why can't I fetch this month's digests instead of newspapers?"]
  18. 17. Buried Treasures
    Archie
  19. 18. Spell Check
    Sabrina
  20. 19. Tragic Magic
    Aunt Hilda
  21. 20. Hit the Deck!
    Mister Weatherbee
  22. 21. ["Betty and Veronica Fashion Dolls"]
  23. 22. Corn on the Cob
    Archie and the Gang
  24. 23. Simulation Stimulation
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Veronica's Fashions of Africa
    Veronica
  26. 25. Mr. Lodge's Puzzle Page
  27. 26. Don't Do Me Any Favors
    Betty's Diary
  28. 27. ["Archie's Weird Mysteries"]
  29. 28. Running Gag
    Betty
  30. 29. ["Archie's Digest Subscription Offer"]
  31. 30. Put a Lid on It
    Reggie
  32. 31. Here Comes the Judge
    Archie and the Gang
  33. 32. ["Archie's Stuff Shop"]
  34. 33. ["Sonic checklist"]
  35. 34. The Sound and the Fury
    Mr. Lodge
  36. 35. ["Archie's Double Digest Subscription Offer"]
  37. 36. ["Live Happily Ever After"]
    Reebok
  38. 37. ["Lego Island 2"]
    Lego
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